News: Capital One pursue $35bn Discover takeover, and what's Santander's beef with Nationwide?
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Our expert hosts David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week, including Capital One's $35 billion takeover of Discover... subject to approval from US regulators. Also, onboarding solution Detected partners with Visa to make life easier for North American SMEs, and Santander really don't like Nationwide's latest TV ad, but why? This week's guests include: Niamh Curran. Senior Reporter at Finextra Barry O’Sullivan, Head of Banking and Payments Infrastructure at OpenPayd We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Capital One announces tie-up with Discover in $35.3bn deal creating payments giant (04:30) OpenPayd and TrueLayer forge strategic partnership to revolutionize instant payments (11:30) Rothschild expand to Saudi Arabia with Riyadh office (22:55) Detected collaborates with Visa to offer improved SME onboarding in US and Canada (27:27) Challenger bank Monzo to cement £4bn valuation in new funding round (33:38) Nationwide’s Dominic West advert reported by Santander to watchdog (35:05) --------------------------------------- Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to all things finance, banking, technology, and financial services.  Our expert hosts, with real industry experience, are joined by the biggest decision-makers, VCs, and reporters from across financial services including guests from Visa, Nubank, M-Pesa, Starling, and JP Morgan Chase to discuss the latest news, developments, and trends within the industry. Our weekly news show drops every Monday and tackles the biggest news stories, from acquisitions and launches, to regulatory changes and innovation. Then, every Friday our Insights show dives deeper into the hottest topics shaping the industry like web3 and BNPL. Whether you’re already immersed in the world of financial services, or just keen to learn more, this is the #1 podcast for you. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email [email protected]! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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